New York City Police Department

Press Release | No. 2007-039

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 039
Friday, September 7, 2007



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER 8-9

The New York Police Department today announced that areas of Manhattan will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation. All drivers can expect delays.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

BIG APPLE PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

7th Avenue between West 47th and West 57th Streets closed.

 

CHELSEA MIDTOWN DEMS FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

8th Avenue between West 14th & West 23rd Streets closed

 

NORTHERN MANHATTAN COALITION FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Dyckman Street between Nagle Street & Henry Hudson Parkway closed

 

CARL SCHURZ PARK ASSOCIATION/GRACIE MANSION ART SHOW

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

East End Avenue between East 84th & East 88th Streets closed

 

DUTCH KILLS CIVIC ASSOCIATION STREET FAIR

Queens

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

36th Avenue between 29th Street & 35th Street closed

 

SOUTH OZONE PARK CDC FESTIVAL

Queens

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Rockaway Boulevard between 135th Street & Lincoln Road closed

 

  

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

 

 

MUSLIM FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Madison Avenue between East 23rd Street to East 26th Street closed for the

Muslim Festival

 

MUSLIM PARADE

Manhattan

Noon to 2 p.m.

Madison Avenue between East 41st Street to East 23rd Streets closed for the

Muslim Parade

 

ST BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

52nd Street between 7th Avenue & Lexington Avenue closed

 

THIRD AVENUE STREET FAIR

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Third Avenue between East 66th Street & East 86th Street closed

 

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS BID CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

St Nicholas Avenue between 181st Street & 191st Street closed

 

BROWNSTONE REPUBLICAN CLUB

Brooklyn

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Court Street between Montague Street and Atlantic Avenue closed

 

BROOKLYN LATINOS UNIDOS PARADE

Brooklyn1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Graham Ave from Debevois Ave to Grand St;  Grand St to Lorimer St;

Lorimer St to Montrose Ave; Montrose Ave to Manhattan Ave closed

 

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA/MASPETH LIONS CLUB STREET FAIR

Queens

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Grand Avenue between 69th Street & 72nd St closed

 

HONDURAN AND CENTRAL AMERICAN PARADE

Bronx

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Southern Blvd between 180th St & Charlotte Street closed

 

BELMONT ARTHUR LDC FERRAGOSTO FEAST

Bronx

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Arthur Avenue between 188th & 187th Avenue closed

 

FORDHAM REN FESTIVAL

Bronx

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

East Fordham Rd between Morris Ave and East Kingsbridge Rd closed



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